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Court: Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT)

Claim against Club for outstanding bonuses

Moses Sonko v Club Recreativo e Desportivo do Libolo (BAT 0807/16)

Moses Sonko filed a claim for bonuses that the Club had failed to pay. The Arbitrator issued an award without reasons under the BAT Rules, art 16, and ordered the Club to pay a contribution towards the player’s legal fees and expenses. The costs of the arbitration was to be borne 75% by the club, and 25% by the player.

Irish Agency compensation claim against Canadian player allowed

U1st Sports Overseas Ltd v Brady Heslip 0784/15

The Irish Agency U1st Sports Overseas Ltd filed a claim against the Canadian player Brady Heslip for compensation. In accordance with Article 16.2 of the BAT Rules, the Arbitrator issued an award without reasons. Raj Parker was involved in this case.

Award for outstanding salaries and interest granted

Jajuan Johnson v Beşiktaş Basketbol Yatirimlari Sanayi Ve Ticaret A Ş 0795/16

The American Player Jajuan Johnson filed a claim against the Turkish Club Besiktas Basketbol Yatirimlari Sanayi for outstanding salaries and interest. In accordance with Article 16.2 of the BAT Rules, the Arbitrator issued an award without reasons. Raj Parker was involved in this case.

Award issued without reasons under BAT rules

Golemac v Basketball Club Zadar (BAT 0803/16)

Golemac sought outstanding salaries and interest from the Croatian Club Zadar. Under the BAT Rules, art 16.2, the Arbitrator issued an award without reasons. Golemac’s requests for relief were dismissed.

American player sought outstanding salaries from Russian Club

Bernard King v Basketball Club Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd

Bernard King sought outstanding salaries and interest from the Russian Club Krasny Oktyabr Volgograd. He contended that the Club had not made any payments and had unlawfully terminated the contract. The Club argued that the claim was time-barred and that he had also committed disciplinary violations which resulted in the Club being able to terminate the contract. The Arbitrator partially upheld the claim.